UK Covid-19 Inquiry public hearings: module 1, week 5 (10 - 13 July 2023)

The UK Covid-19 Inquiry (the Inquiry) public hearings for module 1 commenced on 13 June 2023 and will conclude on 19 July.

This week the Inquiry heard from Michael Gove, Northern Ireland ministers, Nigel Edwards (chief executive of the Nuffield Trust), Mark Lloyd (chief executive of the Local Government Association), and Richard Horton (editor in chief of the Lancet).

This briefing summarises the proceedings most relevant to NHS trusts, and is the fifth in the series of weekly briefings on the Inquiry’s public hearings. You can see our earlier briefings on the preliminary hearings, weekly briefings on the hearings, and a set of frequently asked questions on rule 9 requests we prepared with our legal partners, on our website.